June 19, 2007

Cavaliers are making a strong push for Rose

Amherst (Va.) Amherst County High School athlete Peter Rose (6-foot-1, 190 pounds, 4.55 seconds) has seen his recruitment take off in the past month. After a tremendous visit to Blacksburg two weeks ago, Rose named the Hokies as his favorite and said he was close to making a decision. UVa had a chance to make a favorable impression on the Amherst standout this past weekend. The Cavaliers did just that but will it be enough?

"It went really, really good. My parents and I were not expecting what we experienced over the weekend," said Rose. "When you head into these events, it becomes like a carbon copy. It can be hard to get excited about the next one and that is what I was expecting at Virginia. It was far from that."

Rose talked about some of the highlights of the day.

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